Principle 4 checklist: Professional practice is based on respectful relationships Please mark all that apply (;)
Effective leadership Each program/service has their Each program/service has their own The centre has a leadership structure with own leader/manager. leader/manager but regularly meet as a group clear delegation for outcomes across all to share information. programs.
Ongoing training and support are provided for managers working in an integrated service model. Each service’s management and Each service’s management and staff seek to Centre management and staff seek to build a staff seek to build a positive build a positive organisational climate. There positive organisational climate. organisational climate. are some shared activities to support this
Employment arrangements Each service has individual Each service has individual employment All staff are employed by the centre under a employment arrangements for arrangements for their practitioners. transdisciplinary employment model (e.g. their staff. shared job descriptions, employment conditions).
Staff identify that respectful relationships are integral to effective teamwork.
Working in an integrated service model is part of the staff induction process. Staff involvement in planning and Staff involvement in planning is Staff are actively involved in some planning Staff are actively involved in the planning and service development limited to individual services. activities related to shared service provision development of the centre’s overall services across the centre. and operations.
Staff have a clear understanding of how both the service provided and their contribution achieves the desired outcomes. Professional development and Each service has a separate policy Opportunistic shared training of staff is Joint training of staff is planned, promoted and training of staff and plan for professional supported. supported. development and staff training. Each service has a separate policy and plan for Professional development is underpinned by professional development and staff training. the centre philosophy and a commitment to an integrated service model.
Staff meetings Each service has separate Each service has separate arrangements for Regular cross-service staff meetings are arrangements for regular staff regular staff meetings, with active networking facilitated. meetings. between services encouraged. All staff are encouraged to contribute to meeting agendas. Staff involvement in strategic Each service has individual Each service has individual strategic planning Joint strategic planning opportunities for all planning strategic planning processes in processes in place. staff are facilitated. place. Some opportunities for sharing of strategic
Staff meeting and preparation Each service has a separate facility Some facilities of the centre are shared by Staff share common preparation, meeting areas arrangement for their staff. staff from different services. areas and kitchen facilities.